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along on patrol for a firsthand look. >> reporter: like the rest of america, they'd rather be wahing football. but on this night, the men of 212 charlie company leave their mess hall big screen and suit up for a moonlight mission. they'll chopper into the hills above their outpost and hike down at dawn, hunting hidden weapons and enemy fighters. >> oh, yeah. [ bleep ]. >> reporter: waiting for their bird, the landing zone budges with humor -- >> we'll push down to the spur. >> reporter: last-minute instruction -- >> take the south side. >> reporter: and kevin, the post mascot. >> he should be ab to see you. >> reporter: the short flight drops in behind a hostile village where the company creeps into position. and then hunkers down to wait, ignoring a sky brimming with stars to study the shadows. dawn, and then a sweat breaks, as they drop into the jaw. working across boulders the size of houses, bushes bristling with thorns, just enough running water to make every step interesting. they begin searching the countless hiding spots up here. so this is it under here? >> yeah, right there
on "good morning america." >>> and here's your wednesday weather. up to a foot of snow in the sierras, cascades and rocky mountains. rain from los angeles and san francisco to portland and seattle. the rest of the country is dry, with the exception of south texas where there will be rain from corpus christtoi brownsville. >> not as cold for most of the midwest with temperatures climbing into the 30s. 29 in boston. 35 in new york and 48 in atlanta. boise gets up to 44. and salt lake city 36. >>> and we'll have more news coming up. assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little to no cost to you. stay tuned for this important medicare benefit information and free scooter guarantee. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your may title you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full the scooter store. why should you call the scooter store today? because their mobility experts are also medicare experts. and that mea
hasselhoff is leaving "america's got talent." the hoff is gone and i'm hearing howie mandel or mar write murphy may be the new judge. >> "american idol" starts next week and believe this, ellen and simon, oh, they're ready. "idol's" newest judge laying down the law. in the new e cover story, ellen says, if simon goes, i go. >> relax, ellen's just joking this is simon's last season. nobody's saying anything about "idol's" future. >> i like chicago. i like the contest about thes there. that was my -- contestants there. >> ellen says she's going to be compassionate but honest. >> i hope to bring humor and em pathy and support. >> ♪ >> if they suck, i'll tell them that, you know -- in a nice way. >> these are -- season nine starts january 12 on fox. >> what's up, a.j.? >> hey, mario, i met with the new bachelor, jake this week, and he was off to l.a. where he took teri inside his bachelor pad. >> somebody call the police because it looked like someone stole the bachelor's shirt. >> splash around. >> only "extra's" got jake's raw footage for his "intouch" photo spread. >> our teri seymour w
-month manhunt ended thanks to a motel manager who was watching "america's most wanted." stephanie sy reports. >> reporter: after more than a month on the lam, paul her ring was arrested saturday night. the 35-year-old is accused of gunning down his twin cities, elderly aunt, and cousin's 6-year-old daughter on thanksgiving. >> i'm really happy that, you know, the monster's in a cane. >> reporter: after months of plastering florida neighborhoods with wanted posters, it was a few seconds on tv that led to the arrest. the owners of the motel saw his picture flash on-screen during a commercial for "america's most wanted." >> there was no doubt because we have a big-screen tv in the house. it just shocked him to the core and he came up front and he says, i can't believe this, but he's upstairs. >> reporter: it was the fourth time the story aired on the program. with an urgent plea from john walsh. >> few stories have made me as angry or as sad as our first case tonight. >> reporter: in 20 years, "america's most wanted" has helped to put more than 1,000 criminals behind bars. >> have you seen jayc
is always there because we need them they need us and we need you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. >>> racial remarks. the senate's top democrat apologizes again. >> i could have used a better choice of words. >> now for first time, the president weighs in. >>> in the crossfire. abc's reporter pinned down by sniper fire with american troops who call this their day job. >>> and coming clean. a tearful mark mcgwire admits he used steroids. >> i apologize to everybody in major league baseball. today was the hardest day of my life. >> baseball fans react on this tuesday, january 12th, 2010. >>> for years there had been whispers about mark mcgwire, but the retire slugger finally coming clean. >> we've heard so many "i'm sorrys" from him, but that didn't help the home run. >> there are those who will take exception to that. i'm eric horng sitting in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vini
just wants america to know what's really happening here. >> do anything you can. yeah. these are beautiful people. and if there's ever been any controversy about what the people in haiti are like, erase it from your mind, they are strong, they are kind, they are beautiful, beautiful. >> reporter: kate snow, abc news, leogane, haiti. >> injured survivors are flooding into the neighboring dominican republic, urgently seeking medical care they can't get at home. our jeffrey kofman has that part of the story. >> reporter: it is a scene of tragic desperation and it doesn't stop. haitians seriously injured in the earthquake carted across the border to the dominican republic, to this tiny hospital in search of urgent and overdue medical care. what do you need? >> if possible, medicine. >> reporter: this 32-bed hospital is so crowded, there are at least 200 patients jammed in here, that x-rays and amputations are being done in the corridors. basic as it is here, this is the only option for these people. most of them were told in haiti there is simply no more room for th there.
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you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. >>> growing frustration. six days into the quake disaster, food and medicine are still scarce. with the government meeting in a small back room. >> we're walking through what is now your white house. >>> urgent plea. >> in two or three days, the majority of the people we could save are going to be dead. and there is no way to sugarcoat that. >> a hospital within driving distance of the most seriously injured is waiting to help but can't. we'll talk to a frustrated volunteer standing by to save lives. >>> plus, haiti and hollywood. >> a lot of people are wearing ribbons tonight in support of the people of haiti. >> the disaster not far from the minds of movie stars at the golden globe awards. it's monday, january 18th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, i'm eric horng in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vinita na
continues her week of reporting from yemen coming up on "good morning america" and later tonight on "world news with diane sawyer." >>> thfederal aviation administration says it's investigating american airlines. the faa said the carrier had three botched landings just last month. that includes the accident in kingston, jamaica, where the jet overshot the runway in a rainstorm. investigators are also looking into incidents in charlotte and austin where airplane wing tips actually touched the ground during landings. >>> when the leader of a california mega church discovered christmas donations fell very short he made a plea asking for nearly $1 million to keep saddleback church running. evangelical minister rick warren's prayer was answered in a big way. laura marquez reports. >> we met our goal, folks. we met our goal. >> reporter: their goal, and then some. $2.4 million raised in just a few days after pastor rick warren made an unusual plea on the saddleback church website. last week, warren posted a letter saying they were on target for the year. then this last weekend, the bottom droppe
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. thank you, god bless you, and god bless the united states of america. >> by now you've heard some of what the experts thought about the speech. we asked you to logon to our facebook fan page and tell us what you think and actually grade the speech. it's a c, he didn't say anything new and did not address the real problems for our economy. the high school dropout rate. >> jorge gave the president an "a." he said an "a" for me on the student loans and ending don't ask, don't tell. given what he had to begin with i'm sure he will get better as we head into his second year. >> a lot of "as." >> you can go to facebook and weigh in. we have dozens of responses. >>> when we come back, they've been practically sleepless waiting for apple's new tablet. apple fanatics chubby checker: hi i'm chubby checker. a new twist in the law makes it easier than ever to save on your medicare prescription drug plan costs. so what are you waiting for? go to and apply for extra help. it's easier than learning the twist. ñññññññññññññññññññññ
, and walmart to name a few. bank of america are matching donations from its employees. some are offering products as well. but groups say they prefer cash. >>> hollywood is stepping in to help the people of haiti. actor george clooney is using his star power for abicoabicoas telethon next week. it's live january 22 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> americans have shown an amazing display of generosity. cell phone users are donating $10 a time for the red cross relief effort. all you have to do is text the word haiti to the number 90999. u.s. text donations so far have reached nearly $6 million. >>> some celebrities have been appealing for money to help the earthquake victims, others have been trying to gain political capital out of it. but there's been a huge backlash, and even condemnation of comments by conservative radio talk show host rush limbaugh and tell evangelist pat robinson. limbaugh lashed out at how president obama is using the earthquake to appear more compassiona compassionate. roberts is claiming that the haitians are suffering because they made a pact with the de
.s. response. >> "good morning america's" robin roberts has just arrived in port-au-prince. >> she describes the unbelievable conditions and the fear that is still gripping thousands of survivors. >> reporter: still a lot of activity here at the airport at this hour. a number of military aircraft just arriving here, including a group from homestead air force base in florida. their job is to assess the damage on the ground here. we were able to leave the airport a short time ago. what we witnessed, horrific. that's the word. absolutely horrific. everywhere that we turned. in fact, we saw a number of rescue attempts in progress. there was one woman trapped underneath the rubble, her rescuers trying desperately to get to her. and we could hear her voice. she was instructing the rescuers, telling them go right, go left. thankfully, they were able to get her some water, but when we left a short time ago she was still well buried underneath the rubble. and as we attempted to come back here to the airport, all of a sudden people just filled the street. they were running everywhere. we stopped and a
later, i've never been more optimistic about the possibilities of america. i'm certainly a lot more optimistic than i was a year ago. if we can get through 2009, as tough a year as it was, where a pandemic flu ranked about eighth on my to do list, if we can come through 2009 and still not just be standing, but all kinds of good things happening out in the country, then i am very optimistic about where we can go. what i haven't been able to do yet, and this was what i was hired to do, is to close the gap between the values of the american people and the values of washington. and the values of wall street. and if there's one thing that i regret this year is that we were so busy just getting stuff done and dealing with the immediate crises that were in front of us, that i think we lost some of that sense of, you know, speaking directly to the american people about what their core values are and why we have to make sure those institutions are matching up with those values. and that i do think is a mistake of mine. i think the assumption was, if i just focus on policy, if i just focus on
morning america" beginning at 7:00. >>> coming up here on "world news now," slowing the aging process and everyone can do this. >> it's all about fish and the benefits you can get from eating it. >>> republican scott brown will be the next u.s. senator from massachusetts. he won a special election last night and will now fill the seat once held by the late ted kennedy. brown's win gives republicans 41 senate seats and that puts plans for health care reformn jeopardy. >>> and speaking of health, we have the results of a study that are being called eye-opening. it involves the benefits of eating fish. >> basically, the study explains why those who eat more fish tend to live longer than those who don't. john mckenzie has details. >> reporter: the health benefits of fish, or more specifically, the owe mega-3 fatty acids in fish. researchers followed more than 600 men with heart disse and found those taking the most omega-3 appeared biologically younger. that the ends of their chromosomes, things called telomeres, looked longer and healthier. >> they help the body repair damage. the longer
what he now thinks about america. america today is the pharaoh of yesterday. it is the enemy of islam, he said. during this last week here in yemen, it's become clear that if the mission here is to make this the new front in the so-called war on terror, it is going to be complicated. the country that has suddenly gained the world's attention provides fertile ground for al qaeda. its mountains rise 4,000 feet above sea level in some areas. the villages are remote and the few roads that do exist are difficult to travel. there are areas that are ungoverned. poverty is extreme. and then there is the khat, a disgusting looking, green leafy narcotic stuffed into the cheeks of almost every male we saw today. >> put it in your mouth. you chew it. >> it's legal. >> it's very, very legal. >> reporter: it zones out a good deal of the population. most of the country's precious water is used to irrigate it. yet it is also a land of breathtaking beauty and age-old traditions. an old way of life contrasted by a far more modern one. there are streets crowded with cars but other means of transportatio
enough. >> you were on a lot of the shows so people did get a chance to see you on "good morning america" and "world news." >> chicago at the airport 11 hours yesterday. i'm glad to be here, even at this god-awful hour of the night. >> thank you for not calling out tonight. we all appreciate that. >> good morning, i'm jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vinita nair. >>> president obama spent his first year in office using taxpayers' money to keep the economy afloat. now hill tell them he is serious about controlling the deficit. >> in his state of the union address tomorrow mr. obama will ask congress to freeze spending on domestics programs for three years. t.j. winick has more from washington. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. in a continuing effort to try and jump start the economy, president obama will lunch with a groups a awhits it is a big week for the president and he talked about it with abc news. president obama told abc's diane sawyer in an exclusive interview monday that his state of the union address will focus on how to help struggling middle ass americans
their own ads and making contributions directly to candidates. >>> the radio network air america is shutting down. it launched six years ago as a liberal alternative to conservative talk radio but will file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. the network struggled after the departure of popular hosts like al franken and rachel maddow. air america blames the economic turndown for its demise. >>> firefighters are no strangers to animal rescues but this was a bit more challenging than getting a cat down from a tree. >> a dog in tulsa, oklahoma, gave birth to her litter in a narrow drainpipe. take a look at that. mom was coaxed out but her puppies wouldn't budge. firefighters arm the with jack hammers and high-tech cameras managed to reach inside the pipe and get the puppies out one by one. >> all nine pups and mom were taken to the vet and we're told that they are all doing fine. >> aw! >> so cute. >> that is so cute. we'll be right back with more "world news now." >>> welcome back. john edwards is in haiti this morning, far from the scandal he's finally 'fessed up to. >> after denying it for years the f
cheerleader for corporate america. the question some people ask is, what happened to lou dobbs? back in the '90s and '80s he was a pillar of the establishment. >> right. >> what happened? >> 2001. 2002. and a sense that the country was going in the wrong direction. i frankly said, enough's enough. the national media has been complicit in allowing this administration to get away with breaking that promise. >> reporter: every weekday, dobbs rallies the talk radio faithful on his syndicated show which, along with a website and a lou dobbs store and three best-sellers, represent a campaign to brand him as mr. independent. >> and now, everyone's favorite radical centrist, lou dobbs. >> yee-haw, america. >> reporter: the hottest bot ton dobbs has pushed, again and again, is illegal immigration. >> also, illegal aliens already in this country costing citizens billions of dollars. >> reporter: for years in his "broken borders" segment he warned of dire dangers from illegal immigrants, including running a false report on the number of leprosy cases in the u.s. he railed against just about any
out of recession. there are nearly 30 million small businesses in america employing just over half of american workers. and for the past 15 years, they have accounted for two-thirds of the nation's new hires. so we wanted to know, just how many jobs would each of the president's proposals create? experts agree the idea with the greatest potential to create jobs quickly is the tax credit for new hires. depending on the size of the yet, it could add between $500,0$50 500,000 and 1 million jobs in the next year. the plan to give community banks $30 billion to lend to small businesses. possibly adding 50,000 to 100,000 jobs. but bigger tax breaks for new equipment and eliminating the capital gains tax on small businesses are expected to create very few jobs, just 10,000 to 20,000. but economists say the exact number of jobs created will depend on what congress is willing to spend. >> all things being equal, the larger the tax cuts, the more the jobs. >> reporter: as for small business owners, we heard mixed reviews. kevin kelly who runs emerald packaging in union city, california, like
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with food in america in the last 30 years. >> i agree. >>> coming up, serious criticism >> i agree. >>> coming up, serious criticism about a hollywood bl it's our connection to our community it's our lifeline to the emergency infoation we need it's a free service that provides free entertainment. but one day soon, it could be taken away. there's a movement among special interest groups to limit free antenna tv and millions of americans who depend on it would lose out. let's tell congress to keep free antenna tv as part of our communications future. always free and always local. >>> it is a relatively safe bet "avatar" will once again be tops at the box office this weekend. >> the movie has plenty of admirers but it's also being criticized as unpatriotic by some conservatives. mark mullen has more. >> reporter: from the time director james can ron arrived at the premie of the sci-fi epic "avatar" the film was on its way to making history. more than $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales in just three weeks. critical praise for groundbreaking special effects. >> they've sent us a messa
have to think that's dietary. largely. because think of what's happened with food in america in the last 30 years. >> i agree. >>> coming up, serious criticism about a hollywood blockbuster. >> but these negative comments about a hollywood blockbuster. >> but these negative comments "avatar" are n about a hollywood blockbuster. >> but these[vibrates]comments "avatar" areg morning, sunshine. wakey, wakey. text me back. [chattering] [vibrates] hey. did you tell your parents about us? let's skip first period together. did you get all my texts? is practice over yet? where you at? are you with your friends? that's laaaa-mee. capital "x," lower-case "o," capital "x," lower-case "o," i love you. jk. i hate you. jk. are you ignoring me? we're in a huge fight right now. is it something i did? i can see your lights on. i'm coming over. this isn't a joke. what did you dream about? [overlapping] is it me? i'm lonely. holla back. holla back. let's try something new. nude pics. send me some. text me. >>> it is a relatively safe bet "avatar" will once again be tops at the box office this we
america's heartland? we're on the second most active fault in the country, the new madrid fault, it runs from st. louis to memphis. this is real foot lake, 16 miles long, created 200 years ago by what is still today the most powerful series of earthquakes in american history. it happened nearly 200 years ago on the morning of december 16th, 1811. an estimated 7.5 on the richter scale, it was followed by a series of 2,000 aftershocks over the next five months. some measuring 8.0. and felt as far away as boston. new madrid is the biggest fault line east of the rockies. it extends 120 miles through five states, cuts across the mississippi river in three places, and slices the ohio river in half. even now, the area averages a tremor every other day. a major earthquake here would affect 15 million people in seven different states. do we think there's a big earthquake on the way for this zone? >> yes, we have a history of large earthquakes that have occurred here, at least over the last 1,500 years. about every 500 years. and those earthquakes occur as large sequences of events, not just a mai
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